The School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has received full accreditation for its associate and baccalaureate degree programs for a maximum of six years, according to Brandy Haley, associate professor and dean of nursing.

According to a news release, the accreditation was awarded by the National League for Nursing’s Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, the national accrediting body for nursing education.

“I want to thank all of our stakeholders for their role in the accreditation process,” Haley said. “We are so grateful for the support of our faculty, students, administration, support staff, advisory board and the community during this process.”

UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes praised the nursing faculty and students for creating a legacy of excellence in the nursing program.

“UAM has a long and proud history of providing quality nursing education and for meeting the needs of the nursing profession throughout the region,” Hughes said. “This accreditation is recognition of the overall strength of the nursing program and the academic integrity of the institution as a whole. Congratulations for a job well done.”

Details: UAM Division of Nursing, 870-460-1069.